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NameGreenplum
DescriptionAnalytic Database platform built on PostgreSQL. Full name is Pivotal Greenplum Database infoA logical database in Greenplum is an array of individual PostgreSQL databases working together to present a single database image.
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Key-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score12.14
Rank#38  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Websitepivotal.io/­pivotal-greenplum
Technical documentationgpdb.docs.pivotal.io
DeveloperPivotal Software Inc.
Initial release2005
Current release5.10.0, July 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceno
Server operating systemsLinux
Data schemeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.yes infosince Version 4.2
Secondary indexesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes
Triggersyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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Recent citations in the news

Has the time finally come for PostgreSQL?
20 April 2018, ZDNet

Pivotal Greenplum Analytic Database Adds Multicloud Support
18 September 2017, SDxCentral

Pivotal Takes Greenplum to the Cloud
14 September 2017, Datanami

Pivotal Greenplum streamlines big data query optimization
11 March 2016, TechTarget

Greenplum goes open source -- and a new cloud analytics star is born
29 October 2015, InfoWorld

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